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Iran Set To Join SCO As Observer, Foreign Minister Says

July 12 2022


Acting Uzbek Foreign Minister Vladimir Norov says that Iran will be admitted to the Beijing-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as an observer by the end of the year, reports Russia’s Sputnik news agency.

Iranian observer status was agreed to last year during an SCO summit in Dushanbe, the Tajik capital. During a September summit in Samarkand, a memorandum on Tehran’s obligations would be signed, Norov said during a panel discussion in Moscow.

Uzbekistan currently holds the...

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